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UK police stand with those appalled by George Floyd’s death

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Chief constables from forces across the country, the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, the chief executive of the College of Policing and the President of the Police Superintendents’ Association have spoken following the death of George Floyd and the events that have followed in the United States. They said: “We stand alongside all […]

National Volunteers’ Week: keeping up with the cadets

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The force’s youngest volunteers, who are all aged between 13 and 18, contribute at least three hours a month alongside their Cadet Leaders. Throughout the year, they assist at local community events across the county including at fairs, town shows, carnivals and other local events and help with the training of Student Police Officers and […]

Rural Taskforce teams up to tackle cross-border rural crime in Scarborough and Ryedale

Rural Taskforce teams up to tackle cross-border rural crime in Scarborough and Ryedale

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On Saturday 30 May 2020, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce joined forces with colleagues from Humberside Police, and members of volunteer watch schemes, for Operation Galaxy. The operation targeted people committing crime in rural areas, using automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR), proactive stop checks and information from the local community. At 11.30am, officers from […]

City of York: Safeguarding support for children updated and improved

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  More than 600 professionals from City of York Council, North Yorkshire Police, the NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local health organisations have helped to update guidance which extends the city’s coordinated approach to safeguarding. This threshold document clearly sets out for all agencies consistent safeguarding assessment levels, at what point […]

Witness appeal following collision in Selby village

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The incident took place at approximately 2pm on Monday 1 June 2020 on Dam Lane in Thorpe Willoughby. A scooter came off the road, resulting in the rider sustaining serious injuries. It is not confirmed at this time whether any other vehicles involved and we are trying to establish the full circumstances. We are interested […]